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Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

Soundings: Music blog

Explore our blog, run by staff and students in Music at the University of Southampton.

Meet our staff

Our academic staff members specialise in musicology, composition, music technology and performance studies.

  • 6 November 2017

    Prince Regent Band

    Details to follow shortly.

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  • 13 November 2017

    Great War Concert

    Details to follow shortly.

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  • 13 November 2017

    A Dream of Germany: Musical Reflections of...

    A concert as part of the University's "Great War: Unknown War" prog...

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  • 12 October 2017

    Prestigious Organology Award for Southampt...

    Lucy-Anne Taylor, who has recently embarked on a joint PhD in Music...

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  • 5 October 2017

    Impact Award for Jupiter Research

    Professor Mark Everist has been awarded £79,000 from the AHRC Foll...

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  • 4 October 2017

    Premiere of prize-winning opera by Matthew...

    Dr Matthew Shlomowitz's opera 'Electric Dreams' will be premiered i...

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